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Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

If you want to test my theory Google "public school fraud" and just take a look at what comes up. Fake classes to increase enrollment numbers. Financial fraud, test cheating, providing answers or grade fixing to appear to be delivering improved results. Page after page from city to city.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 9:00 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

If they lie about enrollment numbers are they receiving money for fraudulent reports? I would call that no accountability. Should we hope it gets better from there? How many have been caught already stealing food from the government feeding programs?

Lack of accountability causes this.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 8:56 PM

Re: “Wednesday at the DNC

Bernie was cheated, and so are all his supporters. I couldn't believe he endorsed that lying witch. I'll vote against her and the democrats for cheating.

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Posted by Susan Hirsh on 07/27/2016 at 8:50 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

No, Rat T, I am not saying there is no accountability in "the public school system." I am saying there have been serious and repeated failures of governance and administrative accountability in a specific public school district (TUSD) during a a specific period of time (for the last three school years) under a specific set of leaders (Sanchez, Grijalva, Foster, and Juarez). Fortunately, in a democratically controlled school system, every time a governing board election rolls around, the electorate is offered another opportunity to solve whatever problems have developed with leadership.

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Posted by What makes you think the data is accurate? on 07/27/2016 at 8:42 PM

Re: “Tucson Sentinel Unearths Treasure Trove of Ally Miller's Emails That Demonstrate She's a Big Fat Liar

A GOP politician that's a paranoid whackjob? Say it isn't so!

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Posted by Michael Norris on 07/27/2016 at 8:28 PM

Re: “Get In Touch With Downtown's Paranormal Side With Specter Tours

Not a scam we are aware of the website issues and working on fixing them. Tickets have been on sale with group on for several months and we are on yelp. Tours are currently closed from July until August. The tour has an emphasis on history as well ghost stories. The stories are researched and locally sourced. Not simply made up.

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Posted by Spectertours on 07/27/2016 at 7:32 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

So you are saying that there is no accountability on the public school system? I thought these were factual, audited and proven records.

It has become an asylum.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 7:25 PM

Re: “Get Ready for Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention

The DNC is slandering Trump horrendously with actual lies. He risked his life going to the boarder to find out little Mexican girls were being raped drugged kidnapped and sold on our soil & Hillary instead of helping Trump stop this atrocity she chose to vilify him and these little girls are still being violated by the Cartel Some supporter of women and children.

Subject: Mexicans for Trump & Pimp City
Illegal Alien Has Been Using Texas Woman’s Social Security Number For More Than Ten Years
The Charlotte Observer LINCOLN COUNTY, NC - Authorities said a woman who entered the country illegally in 2000 used a stolen identity to work for more than a decade at…
Sharp Mexicans don’t under estimate business people.

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Posted by Marty Conomos on 07/27/2016 at 7:24 PM

Re: “Wednesday at the DNC

Sanders just left the Democratic party. He lied to us, they lied to him and he wants to go back to where he was as an Independent Socialist. A real socialist would have shared the millions he got from the Clintons to fold his tent and endorse her.

Awful stingy socialist and awful greedy power hungry democrats. Let's vote before they import more voters.

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Posted by Dave Nelson on 07/27/2016 at 7:21 PM

Re: “Get Ready for Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention

Has anyone heard about the separation & questioning of the races during the DNC convention I can hear people talking about it on the computer in the background Question about what they're stand is before entering the convention?.

Posted by Marty Conomos on 07/27/2016 at 7:19 PM

Re: “Wednesday at the DNC

The real "story" is Trump and Putin, and not how DNC subterfuge derailed the Sanders campaign????

You are not only an idiot, but a left wing media hack....

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Posted by Danehick Sux on 07/27/2016 at 6:04 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

David, what makes you think the numbers TUSD is providing on its website are accurate? TUSD has been caught so frequently in lies, evasions, misrepresentations and inaccuracies in its communication with the public during the last three years, there's no trust left. At this point I and others who have taken the time and exerted the effort necessary to pay attention and consult multiple sources of information trust data provided by the district that has not undergone cross-checking / independent verification about as much as we'd trust Vladimir Putin to give us the "real scoop" on what has gone on in Chechnya if we sat down with him and had a "heart to heart" on the topic.

Wherever information provided by the district seems to indicate that things are improving, it is especially suspect because this is exactly where past misrepresentations have occurred, and during the period immediately preceding an election that will determine whether or not Ms. Grijalva and her associates will maintain control of the Board is prime time for it. This is how the sausage gets made, right? Let's not have a case of the vapors over a little judiciously placed political massaging of the numbers, right?

So noodle around with TUSD stats as much as you like, what you report on that basis alone is not worth the time it will take to read it.

P.S. I do not know a single real person unaffiliated with the Grijalva network who has had direct experience of TUSD schools during the last three years who will tell you that services delivered to students have improved rather than deteriorated. Add that datum to what you get out of TUSD stats.

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Posted by What makes you think the data is accurate? on 07/27/2016 at 4:49 PM

Re: “Bill (and Hillary) Clinton's For-Profit College Problem

So, you're just blowing off the $55M Laureate received from USAID(the State Department)? And you don't care about all the underwater Federal Student Loans that Laureate students got and are now defaulting? This is a scam like Trump U only just more audacious and involving the US taxpayers. The technical term is GRAFT.

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Posted by Mike Nemesi on 07/27/2016 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Ally's Follies

What ever happened to Chris Horquilla?

Posted by SonoranWinds on 07/27/2016 at 3:26 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

Cat Fthills started in 92. Vail opened in 2001 (Cienega). TV I think you have to live in the district. San Miguel Catholic only has about 150 students grades 9-12. The Gregory enrollment may be lower than the Catholics but it hasn't changed much in 25 years.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 3:06 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

2006 was the year students in TUSD were allowed to attend other districts. If you look at District 16 enrollment in 2006 2007 you will see an increase.

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Posted by Irvin on 07/27/2016 at 3:06 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

Also research in what years Catalina Foothills, Tanque Verde and Vail districts started high schools. There was a significant effect from this. Add in St. Gregory and the two new Catholic high schools in Tucson.

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Posted by gcb1 on 07/27/2016 at 2:22 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

Looking at it again...they lost almost 8,000 kids in 5 years. 2007-2012. Most important is why.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 12:12 PM

Re: “TUSD Enrollment, 2000 to 2016

But could a loss of students simply mean there were fewer K enrollees than Seniors graduating HS? (COT population has aged through the school years.)

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Posted by Rat T on 07/27/2016 at 12:09 PM
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